Beckenbauer proved versatile player and could do on the field, including playing on the flanks. In the first match of the main part of "Bavaria" against the club, "St. Pauli" nineteen football player came on as a left winger. The debut was successful - "Bavaria" won 4: 0, while left winger Beckenbauer left the field without a goal. In 1965 he took another debut - Beckenbauer with the West German national team traveled to Sweden to play in the final match of the qualifying tournament of the World Championship. In that game, home win 2: 1, West Germany won the right in the next year to go to England for the championship in 1966. And Beckenbauer more than a decade, secured a place in the starting lineup of the national team.